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  • Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack

    Date: 2014-04-24 09:48:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:29 - ID:685240

    KABUL, April 24 (MENA) - Three Americans have been shot dead by a policeman at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, BBC quoted US officials as saying on Thursday. A spokesman for Afghanistan's interior ministry described those killed as ....

  • Lavrov: Russia-China relations turn in increasingly significant factor in world politics

    Date: 2014-04-24 08:48:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:685073

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov noted “an unprecedentedly high level of Russian-Chinese relations which turn in an increasingly significant factor in world politics.” The minister has made a statement at an opening ....

  • Nigerian Ambassador in Jordan assumes duty in Iraq

    Date: 2014-04-24 08:23:11 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:22 - ID:684995

    ABUJA, April 24 (MENA) - Nigeria’s envoy to Jordan, Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, has presented his letter of credence to the president of Iraq, Mr Jalal Talabani, thus, making him ambassador to two countries, Jordan and Iraq, Nigeria Tribune ....

  • Obama: New sanctions against Russia are ‘teed up’

    Date: 2014-04-24 08:11:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:684994

    TOKYO, April 24 (MENA) - Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are “teed up,” President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine, Washington Post reported on Thursday. ....

  • Lavrov: West tried to orchestrate color revolution in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-24 07:48:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:684938

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - West uses Ukraine as a pawn in its geopolitical game, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, speaking at a global university forum. "The US has tried to orchestrate a 'color revolution' in Ukraine. Few people have ....

  • Death toll from sunken S. Korean ferry hits 171

    Date: 2014-04-24 07:47:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:684878

    SEOUL, April 24 (MENA) - Death toll in South Korea's ferry sinking disaster continued to rise to 171 on Thursday, Yonhap news agency reported. The ninth day into search, 12 more bodies were retrieved from the submerged vessel Wednesday, raising ....

  • Pakistan jets attack rebel border bases

    Date: 2014-04-24 07:37:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:684875

    ISLAMABAD, April 24 (MENA) – Pakistani jet fighters launched Thursday a raid targeting rebels hideouts near borders with Afghanistan in response to recent attacks, including the bombing of a fruit market in Islamabad on April 9 and the killing of ....

  • Foreigners killed in Kabul attack

    Date: 2014-04-24 07:13:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:684841

    KABUL, April 24 (MENA) - Three foreigners have been shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, BBC quoted officials as saying on Thursday. A spokesman for Afghanistan's interior ministry described the foreigners as ....

  • Vancouver Island Earthquake Near Port Hardy Registers 6.6 Magnitude

    Date: 2014-04-24 07:08:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:684825

    WASHINGTON, April 24 (MENA) - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island, but no major damage has been reported, Huffingtonpost reported on Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was ....

  • American arrested in Venezuela on murder charges

    Date: 2014-04-23 20:27:44 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:176 - ID:684694

    CARACAS, April 23 (MENA) - A US citizen has been arrested in Venezuela on attempted murder and weapons charges after he allegedly shot another man, authorities said Wednesday. Venezuela's Supreme Court said Todd Michael Leininger was arrested ....

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